We leave Tuesday for our family vacation to Florida.  I love this trip b/c it's my favorite place to vacation, the sun, the sand, the pools, the palm trees, sea food, sea shells, the people....I just love it.  However, I  dread preparing for vacation because I am the one that does all of the work.  I get totally stressed out trying to get everything done, including the house cleaned before we leave.  I cannot stand to come home to a dirty house.  I have to make sure that all of the medications are packed, everyone has enough clothes, DD has enough toys, pull-ups, etc.  I make sure that all the bills are paid, that there is someone to take care of the cat, p/u the mail, water the flowers out front, keep an eye on the house.  Tomorrow is the day....I am SO dreading it!  DH tells me today, you are so good at it, that's why I you handle it all.  Seriously?  Well, one year that backfired on him b/c I asked him 100 times what he wanted to pack.  He didn't answer me so I packed him 2 shirts and 2 pair of shorts for a week.  He was so mad at me....well, he kept telling me that he would pack his stuff and I just happened to throw a few things in my bag for him.  He now packs all of his own stuff....he had to buy shorts & t-shirts in FL and there wasn't much to choose from at the beach shops.  I, on the other hand, had a nice wardrobe!  LOL!  My goal is not to overpack....I always do.  We live in our swimsuits there so I am not planning on packing a lot of clothes this time for DD or myself.  We'll see how that works!  LOL!

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Jun. 1, 2008 at 4:10 PM I live here in Florida...and spent yesterday sitting on a beautiful beach with my children & friends. I told my hubby...it's like something out of those Corona beer commercials! lol. Relaxing, beautiful, and warm! The water felt great too! And we collected beautiful shells. Hope you enjoy yourself while you're here, and enjoy some of the local restaurants! They usually have the best seafood!

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Jun. 2, 2008 at 8:25 AM Hope you have a Great time on vacation.We love Florida.But I also have to do all the work before we leave to go any where not just vacation.LOL!!

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Jun. 2, 2008 at 8:46 AM I dread the packing too. I hope you guys have a wonderful time. Is there any extra room for me? LOL

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